Bentley Yard RSS - Articles http://www.bentleyyard.com/ Rolls-Royce & Bentley... Parts & Service & Restoration - www.bentleyyard.com Mon, 08 Aug 2022 10:45:41 +0000 en-EN http://backend.userland.com/rss Subaru XV Concept Teased Ahead of Geneva Debut http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/subaru_xv_concept_teased_ahead_of_geneva_debut http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/subaru_xv_concept_teased_ahead_of_geneva_debut Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:25:56 +0000

Subaru has begun teasing the XV Concept, which will officially debut at the 2016 Geneva auto show. The model follows two Impreza concepts that were recently shown: the hatchback at the 2015 Tokyo auto show and the sedan at the 2015 Los Angeles auto show. Essentially a high-riding version of the Impreza, the XV Concept […]

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Chrissy Taylor named Enterprise COO http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/chrissy_taylor_named_enterprise_coo http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/chrissy_taylor_named_enterprise_coo Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:47:44 +0000 Christine 'Chrissy' Taylor has been promoted to Enterprise Holdings Inc.'s COO, the company said today. Rise in traffic deaths last year raises alarm at NHTSA http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/rise_in_traffic_deaths_last_year_raises_alarm_at_nhtsa http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/rise_in_traffic_deaths_last_year_raises_alarm_at_nhtsa Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:47:44 +0000 U.S. Transportation Department officials are mounting an effort to tackle the human causes behind traffic deaths, which after years of steady declines, increased sharply last year. 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Auto brands hope famous faces pay off in Super Bowl ads http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/auto_brands_hope_famous_faces_pay_off_in_super_bowl_ads http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/auto_brands_hope_famous_faces_pay_off_in_super_bowl_ads Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:47:44 +0000 A buzzworthy celebrity appearance is often the price of admission for advertising on gameday, but not any celebrity will do. Army marches forward with self-driving trucks http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/army_marches_forward_with_self_driving_trucks http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/army_marches_forward_with_self_driving_trucks Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:47:44 +0000 The U.S. Army is developing driverless trucks and could end up operating the largest fleet of autonomous vehicles. A key test comes this summer when the Army conducts road tests in Michigan. Volume sellers they are not, but two-door cars keep coming http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/volume_sellers_they_are_not_but_two_door_cars_keep_coming http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/volume_sellers_they_are_not_but_two_door_cars_keep_coming Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:47:44 +0000 A wave of coupes is appearing in showrooms and at auto shows this year, even though the segment is declining in popularity. For game day, Nissan changes the channel http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/for_game_day_nissan_changes_the_channel http://www.bentleyyard.com/articles/for_game_day_nissan_changes_the_channel Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:47:44 +0000 Nissan's new college sports marketing campaign is its top priority this year. And that meant no Super Bowl ad. 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